Snap Caps® Invented by 5th Grade Student!

Snap Caps® Invented by 5th Grade Student!

Have you heard the saying “If you can’t find it build it”? Well, that’s what 5th grader Maddie Bradshaw of Texas, United States did when she couldn’t find fun magnets for her school locker.

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17-year-old Girl Invents Cell Phone Heart Test

17-year-old Girl Invents Cell Phone Heart Test

What if you needed an important medical check-up, but you couldn’t get to a doctor? Well, American student Catherine Wong has invented a heart test device — and the only thing you need to take it is an ordinary cell phone!

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9 Year Old Invents Hands-On Basketball

9 Year Old Invents Hands-On Basketball

In 1994 Chris Hass was just nine years old when he invented a basketball that could teach players where to put their hands when shooting.

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Muppets Inventor Jim Henson

Muppets Inventor Jim Henson

“The most sophisticated people I know – inside they are all children.” – Jim Henson

I am glad that Jim Henson invented the Muppets in 1969. My favourite puppets are the Muppets – all of them, from Kermit the Frog to Miss Piggy!

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Everyone Loves Popsicles!

Everyone Loves Popsicles!

Popsicle lovers everywhere have an 11 year-old boy to thank for this tasty treat.

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March 13 is Ear Muff Day!

March 13 is Ear Muff Day!

Did you know that March 13 is Ear Muff Day in the United States? I bet you haven’t heard of Ear Muff Day, especially if you live where it’s warm. 

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Your Vote Counts!

Your Vote Counts!

Hey kids, your vote counts! You can vote for your favourite invention in the FIRST® LEGO® League Global Innovation Award contest.

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Connor’s Kits for Kids Science Experiments

Connor’s Kits for Kids Science Experiments

Every once in a while we come across a story that is so amazing that we want everyone to know about it. Connor’s Kits for Kids are pretty awesome science experiments invented by a child named, you guessed it, Connor, and sold though the Connor’s Kits for Kids website.

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Wristies® Thermal Wear Invented by 10 Year-old Entrepreneur

Wristies® Thermal Wear Invented by 10 Year-old Entrepreneur

In 1994, ten year old Kathryn Gregory from Bedford, Massachusetts became an inventor and an entrepreneur when she invented and trademarked Wristies.

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13 Year-old Wins Bubble Wrap Invention Contest

13 Year-old Wins Bubble Wrap Invention Contest

Thirteen year old Matthew Huber is the grand prize winner of the 2010 Bubble Wrap® Competition for Young Inventors for his invention “Petri Bubbles”. His invention is a scientific tool designed as an inexpensive alternative to Petri dishes.

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